disaster risk reduction

The UN and Early Warning

Image: UNDRR/Amir Jina/Flickr.

Recognizing the usefulness of early warning systems, the United Nations has been operating early warning systems and advocating for their implementation and/or improvement for several decades.

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14th Training Course on GIS for Disaster Risk Management

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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Rapid population and urbanization, combined with extreme climatic events, are causing a swift increase in the of communities to hazardous events. Unplanned growth in both urban and non-urban areas calls for preparation to reduce the impact of disasters.

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101

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Date: 

04/11/2019 to 15/11/2019

Registration Deadline: 

Fri, 04/10/2019

Venue: 

ADPC Academy, SM Tower, 24th Floor 979/69 Paholyothin Road, Samsen Nai Phayathai

Venue City: 

Bangkok

Venue Country: 

  • Thailand

Event Organisers: 

Asian Disaster Preparedness Center (ADPC)  

Language of event: 

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Disaster Risk Reduction Course (3 Day)

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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On this 3-day course, you will learn the concept and practice of reducing disaster risks through systematically analysing and managing the causal factors of disasters.

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51

longitude: 

-0

Is a certificate Issued?: 

0

Date: 

26/11/2019 to 28/11/2019

Registration Deadline: 

Sat, 26/10/2019

Venue: 

250a Kennington Lane Vauxhall, London, SE11 5RD, United Kingdom

Venue City: 

London

Venue Country: 

  • United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Event Organisers: 

RedR UK

Language of event: 

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Professional Certificate in Disaster Risk Reduction

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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This course will provide those involved in disaster risk reduction with a clear understanding of the challenging dynamics of designing policies, mobilising resources and leveraging technology to reduce the risks and effects of disasters.

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52

longitude: 

-0

Is a certificate Issued?: 

0

Date: 

17/06/2019 to 21/06/2019

Registration Deadline: 

Sun, 16/06/2019

Venue: 

Westminster/Victoria area of London

Venue City: 

London

Venue Country: 

  • United Kingdom of Great Britain and Northern Ireland

Event Organisers: 

International Centre for Parliamentary Studies

Language of event: 

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National Center for Estimation, Prevention and Reduction of Disaster Risk (CENEPRED)

The National Center for Estimation,
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2020 Understanding Risk Forum

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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Understand Risk is a global community of 8,000+ experts and practitioners active in the creation, communication, and use of disaster risk information. Members share knowledge and experience, collaborate, and discuss innovations and best practice in risk assessment.

latitude: 

1

longitude: 

104

Date: 

30/11/2020 to 04/12/2020

Venue: 

Singapore EXPO

Venue City: 

Singapore

Venue Country: 

  • Singapore

Event Organisers: 

Global Facility for Disaster Reduction and Recovery (GFDRR) 

Co-organisers: 

Lloyd's Register Foundation Institute for the Public Understanding of Risk at the National University of Singapore

Language of event: 

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World Bank project receives new funding for disaster risk reduction in Central Asia

This Copernicus Sentinel-2 image shows Kazakhstan’s Alakol Lake on which large chunks of broken ice float in 5 April, 2016. Climate change threatens to disappear more than one third of Central Asia’s glaciers raising the disaster risk for vulnerable communities. Image: ESA.

The Central Asia Hydrometeorology Modernization Project (CAHMP), funded by the World Bank and co-financed by United Nations agencies and other development partners, receives new funding after reinforcing weather forecasting and early warning efforts

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Publishing Date: 

Mon, 28/01/2019 - 15:09

UN-SPIDER / SENACYT seminar "Science and Technology: Applications for Disaster Preparedness and Response in Latin America and the Caribbean"

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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UN-SPIDER and the National Secretariat for Science and Technology of Guatemala (SENACYT) join forces to conduct a seminar on the use of science, technology and innovation in disaster risk reduction and

latitude: 

15

longitude: 

-91

Date: 

24/07/2018

Registration Deadline: 

Tue, 24/07/2018

Venue City: 

Guatemala City

Venue: 

Universidad Del Valle de Guatemala (UVG), Universidad de San Carlos de Guatemala (USAC), Universidad de Galileo, Universidad Mariano Gálvez y el Instituto Técnico de Capacitación (INTECAP)

Venue Country: 

  • Guatemala

Event Organisers: 

UN-SPIDER and the National Secretariat for Science and Technology of Guatemala (SENACYT) 

Language of event: 

Spanish

New report highlights trends in economic and human losses caused by disasters

Image: UNISDR and CRED.

The United Nations Office for Disaster Risk Reduction (UNISDR) and the Centre for Research on the Epidemiology of Disasters (CRED) have released a new report that highlights the global trends in disaster losses in the period between 1998 and 2017.

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Publishing Date: 

Tue, 23/10/2018 - 10:11

European Forum on Disaster Risk Reduction 2018

This is event is available for participation on an ongoing basis
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This year's European Forum on Disaster Risk Reduction (EFDRR) will take place in Rome, Italy, on 21-23 November. Participants will discuss the outcomes of the 2017 EFDRR held in Turkey and the 2017 Global Platform for Disaster Risk Reduction held in Mexico, and aim to address key issues that can accelerate the implementation of the Sendai Framework in line with the Sustainable Development Goals and the Paris Agreement

The event will provide an opportunity to exchange and move forward on local level resilience, economic risks and reaching the Sendai Framework 2020 priority targets.

latitude: 

42

longitude: 

12

Date: 

21/11/2018 to 23/11/2018

Registration Deadline: 

Wed, 21/11/2018

Venue: 

Viale Umberto Tupini 65 00144 Roma

Venue City: 

Rome

Venue Country: 

  • Italy

Language of event: 

1

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